Morgan mistakes a drag queen for Houston

July 17th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Television presenter Piers Morgan admits he and his team had put on the wrong picture of late singer Whitney Houston while interviewing rapper LL Cool J about her life.

The picture that was put alongside Cool J’s interview was actually of a drag, German celebrity impersonator Ikenna Beney Amaechi, impersonating Houston.

“I was just sitting at home and at first I didn’t realize it, but then it hit me like BOOM! It wasn’t Whitney …It was me!” tmz.com quoted Amaechi told TMZ.

“I feel very honoured that I was mistaken for the real Whitney Houston,” she added.

Realizing this mistake, Morgan tweeted to tmz.com’s head. “Oops @HarveyLevinTMZ. OK, it’s a fair cop - you got me!”

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